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Senior Lecturer

Dr. Kamarul Zaman Bin Zarkasi

Ph.D (Agriculture Science), University of Tasmania, Australia
M.App.Sc. (Microbiology), University of Tasmania, Australia
B.Sc.(Hon.) (Microbiology), Universiti Sains Malaysia
Diploma (Microbiology), Universiti Teknologi MARA

Room: G08/225            Ext: 6152
Tel: (+604) 6536152
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Email: kamarul.zarkasi@usm.my | kamarul.zarkasi@gmail.com 

Microbiologist

 

 

Research Profile

  • Identification and diversity of fish/shrimp gastrointestinal microbial community.
  • Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Diseases.
  • Microbial Ecology.
  • Environmental Microbiology.
  • Agriculture and Food Microbiology.
  • Marine Microbiology.

 

Current Research

 

  • The potential of carotenoids (astaxanthin and prodigiosin) to promote the immune system of shrimps and improved their health and productivity.

  • The in vitro application of natural keto-carotenoid pigment of astaxanthin and natural red pigment of prodigiosin for shrimp gut health and it relation to the microbial community dynamic. Grant: USM RUI Grant, March 2017 (Ongoing).

  • Bacteria associated with blood cockle (Anadara granosa) in Penang and role in spoilage against pathogens. Grant: USM Short Term Grant, June 2016 (Ongoing).

Past Research:

  • The diversity of the gastrointestinal bacterial community and its relationship to Atlantic salmon health and productivity. Grant: Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre, June 2011-June 2014. [Link]

Award:

  • Anugerah Sanggar Sanjung 2016 (Penerbitan). Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • BD ASM Travel Award 2014. Australian Society for Microbiology

Collaborators

International:

  • Agriculture and Food Systems, School of Land and Food, University of Tasmania, Australia. [Link]
  • Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. [Link]
  • Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre, Adelaide, Australia. [Link]
  • CSIRO Agriculture, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. [Link]
  • Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Scotland, UK. [Link]

National:

  • Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK). [Link]
  • Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT). [Link] [Link]
  • iKERPAN (Arca Biru Sdn Bhd/Blue Archipelago Berhad). [Link]

Membership:

  • Australian Society for Microbiology. [Link]
  • Malaysian Society for Microbiology. [Link]

Selected Publications

Publications:

  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi and Teh Faridah Nazari (2018) Molecular Characterisation of Microbial Diversity Associated with Oysters within a Commercial Oyster Farm. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 18: 191-197. (trjfas.org) DOI:10.4194/1303-2712-v18_1_22
  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, Koh Fu Sheng, Nurfitri Amir Muhammad, Teh Faridah Nazari, Amirul Al-Ashraf Abdullah (2017) Bacterial community diversity associated with blood cockle (Anadara granosa) in Penang, Malaysia. Scientia Bruneiana. (Universiti Brunei Darussalam) Accepted manuscript.
  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, Richard S Taylor, Brett D Glencross, Guy CJ Abell, Mark L Tamplin and John P Bowman (2017) In vitro characteristics of an Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) hind gut microbial community in relation to different dietary treatments. Research in Microbiology 168: 751-759. (Elsevier) DOI:10.1016/j.resmic.2017.07.003
  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, Richard S Taylor, Guy CJ Abell, Mark L Tamplin, Brett D Glencross and John P Bowman (2016) Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar L.) Gastrointestinal Microbial Community Dynamic in Relation to Digesta Properties and Diet. Microbial Ecology 71: 589-603. (Springer) DOI:10.1007/s00248-015-0728-y
  • Christina Neuman, Eva Hatje, Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, Richard Smullen, John P Bowman and Mohammad Katouli (2016) The effect of diet and environmental temperature on the faecal microbiota of farmed Tasmanian Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar L.). Aquaculture Research47: 660-672. (Wiley) DOI:10.1111/are.12522
  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, Guy CJ Abell, Richard S Taylor, Christina Neuman, Eva Hatje, Mark L Tamplin, Mohammad Katouli and John P Bowman (2014) Pyrosequencing-based characterization of gastrointestinal bacteria of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) within a commercial mariculture system. Journal of Applied Microbiology 117: 18-27. (Wiley) DOI:10.1111/jam.12514

Conference Proceeding and Oral Presentation:

  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, Teh Faridah Nazari, Amirul Al-Ashraf Abdullah (2017) Bacterial community diversity associated with blood cockle (Anadara granosa) in wet market across Penang, Malaysia, ASEAN-FEN International Fisheris Symposium (IFS) 2017, 7-9 November 2017, Kota Batu, Malang, Indonesia.
  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, Richard S Taylor, Guy CJ Abell, et al. (2016) In vitro growth characteristic and microbial community dynamic of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) gastrointestinal tract in relation to the different diet formulations, Aquaculture Europe 2016, 20-23 September 2016, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, Richard S Taylor, Guy CJ Abell, et al. (2016) In vitro growth characteristic and microbial community dynamic of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) gastrointestinal tract in relation to the different diet formulations, International Conference on Marine Science and Aquaculture (ICOMSA) 2016, 23-24 March 2016, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, Richard S Taylor, Guy CJ Abell, et al. (2015) The relation of dietary formulation and digesta properties on the Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) gastrointestinal microbial community, World Aquaculture 2015, 26-30 May 2015, Jeju Island, South Korea.
  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, Guy CJ Abell, Richard S Taylor, et al. (2014) Effect of different diet composition and environmental factors on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) gastrointestinal tract microbial community, 15th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME 15), 24-29 August 2014, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, Guy CJ Abell, Richard S Taylor, et al. (2014) Pyrosequencing-based characterisation of gastrointestinal microbiota of commercially farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) in south-eastern Tasmania, Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting 2014, 6-9 July 2014, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, Richard S Taylor, Guy CJ Abell, et al. (2014) The effect of dietary formulations and environmental factors on Atlantic salmon gastrointestinal microbial community, World Aquaculture Conference and Trade Show 2014, 7-11 June 2014, Adelaide, Australia.
  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, Guy CJ Abell, Richard S Taylor, et al. (2012) Molecular and culture based characterisation of gastrointestinal tract bacteria of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) within a commercial mariculture system in south-eastern Tasmania, 6th Annual Graduate Research-Sharing Excellence in Research Conference 2012, 6-7 September 2012, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia.
  • Kamarul Zaman Zarkasi, K. Goossen, Guy CJ Abell, et al. (2012) Molecular and culture based characterisation of gastrointestinal tract bacteria of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) within a commercial mariculture system in south-eastern Tasmania. Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting 2012, 1-5 July 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

 

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